A 9-month-old child was gravely injured in a shooting incident in the South Side’s Washington Park neighborhood earlier this week; a man has been charged in connection with the incident.

The Chicago police stated on Saturday that 23-year-old Kenneth Mosby is being charged with two felonies: attempted first-degree murder and aggravated violence with a pistol.

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Who is Kenneth Mosby?

Kenneth Mosby is 23 years old. He is a South Chicago resident. He is charged with two felonies: aggravated violence with a firearm and attempted first-degree murder.

In the west suburban Maywood neighborhood, at the 2100 block of South 1st Avenue, he was taken into custody on Thursday. It indicates the place where he was taken into custody by law authorities about the shooting incident, even if they did not disclose any specifics about the connection that resulted in his detention.

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According to the police, the shooting event happened on Tuesday just before 11 p.m. when the mother of the baby girl went into a McDonald’s at 70 E. Garfield Blvd. and left the child in the car with her boyfriend.

Through her rearview mirror, the mother saw blood dripping from the baby’s nose after returning and assuming the driver’s seat. According to a police report, she first “thought nothing of it,” blaming it on the infant having a cold.

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When the woman realized the kid was bleeding heavily, she quickly got out of her car, opened the rear door, and realized how serious the situation was. In response, according to the police report, she swiftly gained control of the situation, got in her car, and drove to Comer Children’s Hospital.

Following a medical assessment, the child’s gunshot wounds above her left eyebrow and below her right ear were rated as critical.